7.7: Engineering Notebook

Answer the following questions in your Engineering Notebook:

1.  Why would you want to increase your speed and lower your power?

2.  Why would you want to increase your power and lower your speed?

3.  How does the change in the load affect your current draw?

4.  How would the position of the load on the arm affect the load on the motor?

5.  If the load was too great for the motor, how could we reposition our load and what effect would it have on the reach of the robot?